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Statistics show the power of Super Typhoon Mangkhut

It’s since been downgraded to a typhoon but is still whipping up winds of almost 200 kilometers per hour (125 mph). Here are some statistics that show Mangkhut’s power: Mangkhut was the strongest storm anywhere on the planet in 2018, with wind speeds at one stage of 285 kph (180 mph). Mangkhut made landfall of 165 mph (270… Read More »

First deaths reported from Typhoon Mangkhut – CNN Video

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China bet big on quantum computing. Now the US races to keep up.

The United States just took a step forward in its battle for global computing supremacy. The US House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill Thursday to help it match China in quantum computing capabilities. Quantum computers promise to be orders of magnitude faster than the traditional computers we use today. The bill was passed shortly after the Center… Read More »

In photos: Typhoon Mangkhut

A man is hit by a wave while attempting to recover salvageable materials in Manila Bay, Manila, Philippines, Saturday, September 15, 2018. MARK R. CRISTINO/EPA-EFE Updated 0645 GMT (1445 HKT) September 15, 2018 A man is hit by a wave while attempting to recover salvageable materials in Manila Bay, Manila, Philippines, Saturday, September 15, 2018. MARK R. CRISTINO/EPA-EFE… Read More »

Super Typhoon Mangkhut makes landfall in the Philippines

Known locally as Ompong, Mangkhut is lashing the northern parts of Luzon Island as it heads west into the South China Sea and toward Hong Kong and southern China. Mangkhut made landfall in far northeastern Luzon in Cagayan province about 2:30 a.m. local time Saturday. It has maximum sustained winds of 270 kilometers per hour (165 mph), with… Read More »